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Senior Finance Analyst - eCommerce

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Date: Jul 9, 2018

Location: Topeka, KS, US

Work that matters, fueled by passion for pets!  At Hill’s we have a purpose.  Every day around the world, we transform the lives of millions of pet families through pioneering innovation, amazing nutrition, and the best and brightest people. Founded more than 75 years ago with an unwavering commitment to pet nutrition, Hills' mission is to help enrich and lengthen the special relationships between people and their pets.

HILL'S® Prescription Diet® therapeutic pet foods, HILL'S® Science Diet® and HILL'S® Ideal Balance™ wellness pet foods are sold worldwide. Hill’s is a division of Colgate-Palmolive, a leading global consumer products company, tightly focused on Oral Care, Personal Care, Home Care and Pet Nutrition, with sales of products in more than 200 countries.  To learn more about Hill's and Colgate, please visit and, or find us on LinkedIn, Facebook, Twitter and YouTube.

Location: Topeka, Kansas, United States
Relocation Assistance Offered Within Country
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Position Summary:

This position will work with the Senior Finance Manager to provide financial support to the eCommerce Commercial Development team. The Senior Finance Analyst will provide financial tracking, analysis, planning and management reporting for all eCommerce accounts. Net sales associated with this group of accounts is approximately $266MM and growing at +40%.


Principal Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Volume and Commercial spend tracking, variance analysis, and budgeting.
  • Promotional spend analysis, ROI analysis and analytical review of all P&L activity.
  • Utilization of financial and planning systems and processes to meet goals in reporting and budgeting.
  • Provide financial insight into key customer financial drivers including Net Sales, margin, ROI’s, Go To Market strategies, and other key financial KPI’s.
  • Communicate impactful analytics with the eCommerce Customer Development Team’s to drive the most effective commercial plans and programs.
  • Collaborate with the eCommerce Business Accounts Managers with the system tools to meet the goals for the Financial and Commercial  Alignment Processes.
  • Maintenance of all customer price lists and utilization of the customer sites that provide the data for analytical review and analysis.
  • Preparation of all customer P&L’s and Standard reports.
  • Manage vendor and customer payment processing and approval and ensure adherence to documentation requirements.
  • Ensure the integrity and documentation of all financial reporting related to the Customer Development Team’s activity and alignment of financials to corporate policies and strategies.
  • Maintenance of audit documentation to ensure adherence to policy requirments.


Basic required qualifications:

  • Bachelor degree with concentration in Accounting and/or Finance
  • 5+ years of diversified financial experience
  • Strong Excel skills
  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills


Preferred qualifications:

  • MBA/CPA preferred. Work experience in a CPA firm helpful
  • SAP proficiency
  • Previous Colgate/Hill’s Operations experience



Are you interested in working for Hill's Pet Nutrition? You can apply to work with us using this online application. Attach all relevant documents such as a cover letter and resume or CV. Applications received by e-mail are not considered in the selection process.

Become part of our team. We look forward to your application.

Equal Opportunity Employer
Colgate is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, ethnicity, age, disability, marital status, or any other characteristic protected by law.


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